by Julian Spector
February 02, 2018

That "can-do" pioneer spirit is getting turned loose on energy reform.

Arizona utility regulator Andy Tobin, a Republican from a rural part of the state, has become fascinated with the energy transition (and storage in particular) since joining the Arizona Corporation Commission in 2016. This week he unveiled a proposal for a once-in-a-decade overhaul of the state's energy system.

The proposal still needs to be added to the agenda for the ACC's Feb. 6 meeting, and then it needs majority support from the commission in order to pass. It's...